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R&D Scientist


London (South West) (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5869


A growing biotech company has an exciting opportunity for a R&D Scientist to join its translational science team. As R&D Scientist, you will translate and develop concepts into new platforms and processes for technology transfer to the manufacturing division. To be considered, you will have a PhD in Molecular Biology (or have the equivalent experience) and have lab experience including proficiency in purification and assaying of nucleic acids.

Job Description

Your principal role will be to translate and develop concepts into new platforms and processes for technology transfer to our manufacturing division. You will mainly be involved in the improvement of Innovative processes as well as the evaluation of new methods for DNA production. In addition, you will provide support to our research group in producing DNA for new therapeutic platforms. You will be expected to take on a pivotal role at the interface between manufacture, Innovation, and research.

Qualifications and experience

  • Applicants should have a PhD in molecular biology and/or several years’ experience in an industrial setting
  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years industrial experience in a molecular biology related discipline
  • Proficiency in purification and assaying of nucleic acids, as well as a knowledge of experimental design and GMP requirements highly desirable
  • The successful candidate will be bringing ideas to life, and must therefore be engaged with science, adaptable to new approaches, and eager to work with a fast-moving team.

This is an exciting, fast-paced research environment suited to creative individuals who can contribute to and successfully work in a multidisciplinary scientific team.

In addition to working at the forefront of DNA research in a dynamic biotech company, you will receive a competitive salary, a performance related bonus, and be eligible to join the company pension scheme.

Job Ref: 5869